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The Chicago Field Museum hosted a panel discussion Oct. 24 with Senator Mark Kirk to discuss and propose the Kirk bill, which is designed to stop funding for terrorist groups like ISIS.

Senator Kirk proposes bill to help stop ISIS terrorism funding

October 31, 2016

ISIS terrorism funding may be coming from the sales of Middle East antiquities—some U.S. collectors, experts say.U.S. Illinois Senator Mark Kirk  held a panel discussion Oct. 24 with several internationa...

Demonstrators gathered Oct. 18 in front of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, 401 N. Wabash Ave. to protest Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. The group marched from Wabash Avenue to the front entrance of the hotel. 

‘Love Trumps Hate:’ Chicago women protest candidate’s recent comments in front of hotel

October 24, 2016

Nearly 200 protesters, mostly Chicago women, “built a wall” around the Trump International Hotel and Tower, chanting “This p---y votes,” “Love trumps hate,” and “GOP hands off me.”The Oct....

Beavers Coffee and Donuts owner, Gabriel Wiesen, said Chicago has only 70 food trucks compared to Los Angles, which has thousands. 

Local food trucks struggle with new policies

October 24, 2016

Chicago food trucks are facing major hurdles as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has “threatened to unleash an onslaught of fines and citations” against the city’s growing industry, according to a statement on Ill...

UNO Charter Schools Network’s teachers and staff, who plan to strike on Oct. 19 in hopes for a new contract, rallied on Oct. 13 and held a press conference at 209 W. Jackson. 

Chicago Charter School Network first in U.S. to strike

October 17, 2016

Teachers and staff of the Chicago UNO Charter School Network will make history Oct. 19 as the first charter school known to go on strike if its management and district cannot reach an agreement, according ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel teamed up with Chicago Housing Authority to open Rosenwald apartments in Bronzeville, according to a City of Chicago press release.

Historic building reopens in Bronzeville

October 17, 2016

After four years of construction and renovation, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) and the Chicago Housing Authority reopened the historic Rosenwald Court apartments on Sept. 30, according...

Chicago Public Schools announced in a Sept. 26 press release they will be giving an additional  $5.7 million in funds to schools all across the Chicago area. 

CPS provides additional $5.7 million for schools

October 10, 2016

A handful of Chicago Public Schools that experienced drastic enrollment drops will be gaining additional funding, according to a Sept. 26 CPS press release. Though the names were not disclosed, CPS recently ...

Roadway Construction began Sept. 30 near 1700 S. Wentworth Ave. and extends to Wentworth Avenue near Chinatown to ease congestion for South Side commuters traveling into the Loop. 

Chinatown roadway to connect neighborhood and downtown

October 10, 2016

More than a century after Chicago architect Daniel Burnham proposed the idea of making a roadway connecting Chinatown to downtown, the city will  finally make it a reality with a new multi-year proje...

Ticket grace period request speeds through process

Chicago motorists to receive a second opportunity to pay or contend red light tickets.

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

Drivers who received tickets from red light cameras between March 23 and May 14 will receive a second opportunity to either pay or challenge ticket violations.Motorists who receive these notices will have ...

President and CEO Kwang-wu Kim kicked off Faculty and Staff Convocation at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Sept. 16.

Administration addresses state of Columbia and new changes at Faculty and Staff Convocation

September 19, 2016

Columbia’s top administration addressed pressing topics including curriculum improvements, the second year of the Strategic Plan and rebranding at this years Faculty and Staff Convocation.President ...

Bonus Round Game Cafe will offer all-you-can-play board games for $7 when it opens its first official location later this year. The cafe received Kickstarter funds.

Game cafe to roll dice on permanent location

September 19, 2016

Sitting down with a cup of coffee, a sandwich and a game of Monopoly or Battleship to play with friends is no longer a rainy day pastime. Chicago’s first brick-and-mortar cafe dedicated to board games will...

Editor’s Note: VP announcement limits message, transparency questionable

Editor's Note: New CFO needs to bring  financial confidence back

By Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2016

Sharon Wilson-Taylor, former associate vice president and Dean of Students who was asked to fill in as interim vice president of Student Success following Mark Kelly’s departure, was permanently app...

Pixar Animator, Alumnus: ‘Don’t settle for no’

Aaron Hartline, a 1995 cinema art and science alumnus, has been animating motion pictures for more than 16 years. He has worked on the movies such as “Up,” “Ice Age,” and “Toy Story 3.” 

By Campus Reporter

September 6, 2016

In “Veggie Tales” and “Toy Story 3,” Pixar animator and 1995 cinema art + science alumnus Aaron Hartline helped bring to life stories that appeal to children of all ages.Although he originally w...

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